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Research Capacity Development

Interested parties are encouraged to visit the web pages of the relevant funding agencies.

Links to possible funding agencies:

DAAD Research Fellowship

We would like to draw your attention to the Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship Programme: The Leibniz Association and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are currently inviting international postdocs who have written their theses no more than two years ago to apply for a 12-month grant.

Applications must be submitted to the DAAD on or before the closing date of 20 June 2011.

Successful applicants will spend one year conducting further research at one of the institutions of the Leibniz Association in Germany, which undertakes research in the following fields: humanities and education; social, economic and spatial sciences; life sciences; mathematics; natural and engineering sciences; environmental studies.

For further details, please visit

Claude Leon Foundation

PO Box 30538
Tokai 7966
Cape Town
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 21 712 7221
Fax to email: +27 (0) 86 614 5915

Medical Research Council:

Francie van Zijl Drive
Parowvallei, Cape;
PO Box 19070
7505 Tygerberg, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 938-0911

Fax: +27 21 938-0200

National Research Foundation:

Box 2600
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)12 481-4000
Fax: +27 (0)12 349-1179

American Council of Learned Societies:

Please note that copies of all applications to external funders must be submitted to RCD for reference and record purposes.

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